The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 9 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 24.32% 29.17% 40.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 58.33% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Average daily rate
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£349 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £370 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.65% 50.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 16
Average daily rate £358 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £370 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) OO
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.00%) CSS3
7 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.00%) SOA
8 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) HTML5
9 3 (12.00%) RESTful
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.00%) WPF
9 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (12.00%) Web Design

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (20.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) RESTful
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.00%) DirectX
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
9 1 (4.00%) MFC
9 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) OOP
8 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
8 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) XAML
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM